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Navajo Nation Band returns to entertain Ééhániih Day festivities

With Ééhániih Day this weekend on the Arizona side, the committee is busy putting the final touches on the 50th annual celebration, during which attendees will see the Navajo Nation band perform and march in the time-honored, mini parade of elders.

Children learn old-timey Navajo game

The Tuba City Regional Health Care Corp. on July 13 unveiled a new clinic that will serve not only the locals but also the nearby Lake Powell communities of Bitter Springs, Bodaway-Gap, Cedar Ridge, Coppermine, Kaibeto, and Page.

Thanks to the recent Navajo presidential election, the guest speakers at the community’s 3rd annual Intergenerational Conference on June 19 emphasized the importance of relearning Diné bizaad.

Pit bull dogs have a reputation of being dangerous and looking mean but Nahlah, a pit bull from Navajo, N.M., may have changed that perception on Saturday at Navajo’s first pet carnival.

Summit will redefine ‘traditional’ and ‘cultural’

The first Traditional and Cultural Summit will be held this year at Wheatfields Lake with the focus of “Diné Bina’nit’n Bee As’ah Ná’ada” or “Resilence through traditional teachings to ensure longevity.”

Coke can flowers in a vase of aluminum tabs was only one of the many creations on display during Navajo Technical University’s, or NTU, Recycling Contest.

A police unit lead the way on Saturday afternoon for a handful of runners participating in the annual “Guardians of the Flame” Law Enforcement Torch Run for Special Olympics Arizona (SOAZ), which started earlier in the day in Window Rock with five bicycle riders.

While Larry King, a former uranium miner-turned activist, recounted the 1979 Church Rock uranium spill through a megaphone last week, Japanese anti-nuclear activists listened intently.

The old photographs show two men, adorned in turquoise and wearing traditional Navajo outfits, letting their horses drink on one side while a woman weaves and a family poses outside their hogan on the other.